android
Go Back   abi>>forums > Search Forums

Sponsored Results:





Showing results 1 to 25 of 128
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: meanwhile
Forum: General MP3 Player / PMP Discussion 03-30-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 85
Posted By meanwhile
Cheap **recording** options (voice, nusing external mic)

A friend is making a video documentary. He can put a tiny "lav mic" on each person filmed, but I wonder if anyone has some suggestions about what a good recording device to plug into each mic is? The...
Forum: General MP3 Player / PMP Discussion 03-22-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By meanwhile
As for C... how good is good? And what...

As for C... how good is good? And what IEMs/headphones will you be using and at what volume? Probably around 12 hours for most people I'd guess(timate). Which will get less as the machine gets used,...
Forum: General MP3 Player / PMP Discussion 03-22-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 942
Posted By meanwhile
Sorry - my brain didn't quite register what you...

Sorry - my brain didn't quite register what you are doing; I thought you meant you were climbing around stuff while running - not going waaaaay up.

...You're crazy!
Forum: General MP3 Player / PMP Discussion 03-20-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 942
Posted By meanwhile
At the risk of being Captain Obvious here, have...

At the risk of being Captain Obvious here, have you considered combining:

1. Running the IEM wires *under* your shirt with the player on your waist band

2. Using a cable clip at the collar
...
Forum: General MP3 Player / PMP Discussion 03-20-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,078
Posted By meanwhile
Well, that's much better explanation than mine of...

Well, that's much better explanation than mine of why you won't miss this feature - but the bottom line is still that you won't miss it!
Forum: General MP3 Player / PMP Discussion 03-17-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,078
Posted By meanwhile
You might want to to take a look at Cowon's site:...

You might want to to take a look at Cowon's site:

http://tinyurl.com/p7d7ktn
The sound reproduced from this data file sounds okay, a piano still sounds like a piano and a trumpet sounds like a...
Forum: General MP3 Player / PMP Discussion 03-17-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,078
Posted By meanwhile
Sure. But 320 is what Amazon (and itumes?) sell,...

Sure. But 320 is what Amazon (and itumes?) sell, so it makes a reasonable standard size to use.
Forum: General MP3 Player / PMP Discussion 03-16-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By meanwhile
If you want fast and cheap, then another benefit...

If you want fast and cheap, then another benefit of the 200 series is that they are designed to be easy to open up and work on - the opposite of Apple's policies. So fitting an SSD for fast boots and...
Forum: General MP3 Player / PMP Discussion 03-16-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,078
Posted By meanwhile
I owned a Cowon J3, arguably the best player...

I owned a Cowon J3, arguably the best player Cowon ever made, and I sold it because it really didn't sound better than a Clip or Fuze. With Rockbox you'll have all the EQ you need. The most practical...
Forum: General MP3 Player / PMP Discussion 03-16-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By meanwhile
As a laptop, I've found the 200s more or less...

As a laptop, I've found the 200s more or less perfect - it has the best kb I've ever used on one, runs nicely cool, and is the ultimate in linux friendliness, because the X200 series is a favourite...
Forum: MP3 Player News 03-15-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,613
Posted By meanwhile
It wouldn't, with a given transducer. But when it...

It wouldn't, with a given transducer. But when it comes to transducer design: "Low power, affordable, high sq - pick TWO."

(The mass review guy on head-fi tested a multi-driver IEM that he said...
Forum: MP3 Player News 03-15-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,613
Posted By meanwhile
The best way of improving sq would be for someone...

The best way of improving sq would be for someone to manufacture a Fuze with... a big battery. This would still be cheap and the bigger cell would let you use a less efficient transducer (iems,...
Forum: MP3 Player News 03-15-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,613
Posted By meanwhile
You can trust Young to be sincere, you can't...

You can trust Young to be sincere, you can't trust him to be a competent audio engineer.

As for the business people on his team... realistically, the test of this device is whether it can do...
Forum: MP3 Player News 03-15-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,613
Posted By meanwhile
This is interesting. From the pono FAQ ...

This is interesting. From the pono FAQ
Generally speaking, mp3 files have a bit rate of 192kbps or 256kbps. These are highly compressed files, and are smaller in size than higher resolution music...
Forum: MP3 Player News 03-15-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,613
Posted By meanwhile
This is silly. As BTW pointed out in the post you...

This is silly. As BTW pointed out in the post you replied to, "it" already has been done: the Fuze and Clip - and at least several other players - are already sonically accurate beyond human hearing....
Forum: General MP3 Player / PMP Discussion 03-02-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,077
Posted By meanwhile
My Clip+ has no problems driving Koss, Philips...

My Clip+ has no problems driving Koss, Philips (which are excellent - maybe you have fakes) or Superlux681 past all safe limits. And it will drive my much more challenging HD25-i-iis fine - albeit...
Forum: General MP3 Player / PMP Discussion 03-02-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By meanwhile
That looks like a really nice GUI for OS X lovers...

That looks like a really nice GUI for OS X lovers who are new to linux, but I'm rather the opposite - I'm a programmer and I use a tiling windows manager set up for all-keyboard operation for speed....
Forum: General MP3 Player / PMP Discussion 03-01-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 677
Posted By meanwhile
No need to re-encode from cd - you can just...

No need to re-encode from cd - you can just download a batch converter program, run it on all your files at once (this might take a while to finish...) and you'll have 320 or 192 oggs. Or mp3s....
Forum: General MP3 Player / PMP Discussion 03-01-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By meanwhile
Found a, umm, semi-portable player better than my J3

Ok - I don't have the J3 handy because I sold it when I decided my Fuze was more useful. But I don't I sold have sold it if it had sounded like this.

I'm using a Thinkpad 200s. That's one of...
Forum: General MP3 Player / PMP Discussion 03-01-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,521
Posted By meanwhile
Actually, you HAVE to use EQ to get neutral sound...

Actually, you HAVE to use EQ to get neutral sound - your ear canal will have at least one and usually two sharp dips in frequency response. If you want true neutrailty you should find these with pink...
Forum: General MP3 Player / PMP Discussion 03-01-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 677
Posted By meanwhile
Bluetooth is not only lossless, the bandwidth...

Bluetooth is not only lossless, the bandwidth isn't enough for really good sq. Otoh, FLAC is probably overkill - take a look at eg
...
Forum: MP3 Player News 02-28-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,528
Posted By meanwhile
Ahem: Jeven: Also, I'm not alone in having...

Ahem:

Jeven: Also, I'm not alone in having no need for microSD - the market has clearly spoken on this.

...So you were claiming to speak for pretty much the entire world...
Forum: General MP3 Player / PMP Discussion 02-28-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 677
Posted By meanwhile
And most people use, even abuse, Sansas and have...

And most people use, even abuse, Sansas and have them last for years. To get two bad ones in a row is odd - were they from the same seller?
Forum: MP3 Player News 02-28-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,528
Posted By meanwhile
And again, the likely market for high capacity sd...

And again, the likely market for high capacity sd is that of phones with Ultra HD Video, which might need 8GB to store even 15 minutes of recording. Which is probably going to be a huge market in the...
Forum: MP3 Player News 02-28-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,528
Posted By meanwhile
..To be clear: getting away with going over your...

..To be clear: getting away with going over your cap because a company doesn't monitor you should be safe. But the moment you start taking action designed to stop them noticing you are going over...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 128

 
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:01 PM.